Do we love Tom Cruise or hate him? On the one hand, Top Gun, Mission Impossible and Jack Reacher. But also Scientology. His exes are like refugees who emerge from a cult divorce. And his winning smile gets a hint of hysteria on talk shows. In a # MeToo world, everyone is wondering whether it is still possible to have problematic favorites. But do you want too? Louis CK̵
10 strange facts about Tom Cruise
Doomed at 33
Is it a coincidence that he divorced all three ex-wives when they turned 33? The Church of Scientology has been involved in all Cruise marriages. And while he applied for divorce from Mimi Rogers and Nicole Kidman, it was Katie Holmes who initiated the divorce.
Magical healing powers
It’s less about Tom Cruise than the mysterious way Scientology works. When members reach it Operating level of thetanLike Cruise, they attain god-like status and heal other Church members by laying on their hands.
Okay, not a strange fact, but an encouraging one –Tom Cruise has dyslexia. That makes it pretty impressive that he can remember scripts. But as a child he endured mockery from classmates and described himself as illiterate in primary school.
Boys and dolls
Cruise’s first acting part was as the guide in Guys and Dolls. Before that, he was an aspiring star on the wrestling team. A knee injury drove him to audition for the theater department and set him on course for the Hollywood royalty.
Man of cloth
As a young man, Tom Cruise was a devout Catholic who dreamed of becoming a priest. He went as far as Attend a seminar. Until school kicked him out because he was a bad boy – he smoked cigarettes and stole wine.
His best friend is Scientology
The Church of Scientology leader David Miscavige appeared twice as his best man. First to Nicole Kidman and then again to Katie Holmes. People describe Cruise and Miscavige as have a real bromance.
Cruise’s first wife introduced him to Scientology and he has been immersed in the cult ever since. They conducted “audits” on actresses who were already members after his divorce in order to find an acceptable friend.
Not without Prenup
Katie Holmes’ father, Martin, is a lawyer who protects his daughter and granddaughter. So it goes without saying that he wants to protect her in the event of a future divorce. The Prenup between Holmes and Cruise is said to have filled five bank boxes.
Cruise made his way to Hollywood with only $ 500 in his bank account, but with enough experience to believe he was on his way to fame. It turned out that he was right – he got it signed at 19 with an agent and soon got his first part in Endless Love.
Japan loves him
On October 10th, you can be loud and proud of your love for Tom Cruise in Japan – it is Tom Cruise Day! Tom Cruise is generous with fans worldwide, but he’s made more visits to the island nation than any other Hollywood star.
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